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Abortion Fast Facts
KITV Honolulu, Hawaii - May 28, 2017

Wade - The US Supreme Court, in a 7-2 decision, affirms the legality of a woman's right to have an abortion under the Fourteenth Amendment to the Constitution. The most common method of legal abortion (before 13 weeks) is surgical vacuum aspiration.


APNewsBreak: Utah's anesthesia abortion law unenforced
Hawaii News Now, Hawaii - February 20, 2017

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Last year, Utah enacted a first-in-the-nation law requiring that fetuses receive anesthesia or painkillers before elective abortions starting at 20 weeks gestation. Nine months later, the only licensed clinic providing those abortions in the ...


Hawaii's abortion drop coincides with sex education changes
Honolulu Star-Advertiser, Hawaii - June 7, 2015

Health experts say there could be a variety of explanations for the abortion decline, including Hawaii residents' high rate of use of long-acting contraception methods such as intrauterine devices or hormonal implants. Less than 20 percent of abortions in Hawaii ...


Teen Sues Family Over Abortion Threat
KITV Honolulu, Hawaii - January 13, 2012

By the CNN Wire Staff (CNN) -- A Corpus Christi, Texas, teenager is suing her family, claiming they are trying to force her to have an abortion. The 14-year-old girl is 10 weeks pregnant and wants to carry her child to term, says her attorney.


Mississippi Voting On Amendment To Declare Fertilized Egg A Person
KITV Honolulu, Hawaii - November 4, 2011

If approved by Mississippi voters on Tuesday, it would make it impossible to get an abortion and hamper the ability to get some forms of birth control.Because the amendment would define a fertilized egg as a person with full legal rights, it could have an impact ...


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